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MTA introduces gender-neutral MetroCards for reduced-fare riders

The white cards replace yellow and green versions.

The MTA announced gender-neutral MetroCards for reduced-fare riders

The MTA announced gender-neutral MetroCards for reduced-fare riders on Wednesday. Photo Credit: MTA

The MTA is introducing white, gender-neutral MetroCards for its reduced-fare riders, the agency announced on Wednesday.

The new cards will replace the current reduced-fare MetroCards as they expire, according to the MTA, but they can be ordered now on the agency’s website for free.

“This is just one of our efforts to create a more inclusive and welcoming system for everyone,” the agency said in a tweet via its @NYCTSubway account.

Previously, the cards were yellow for women and green for men.

New Yorkers who are at least 65 years old or have a qualifying disability can obtain a reduced-fare MetroCard for $1.35 or less. The cards are personalized with the person’s name and photograph.

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